Events

Fostering innovative business models for women's financial inclusion

  • December 26, 2017

  • Bangkok, Thailand

  • What:

    Information Workshops for the Challenge Fund Second Window, "Fostering innovative business models for women's financial inclusion"

  • When:

    22 February 2016,

    9:00am - 15 April 2016 7:00am

    Local Time

  • Where:

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Who:

    United Nations Capital Development Fund

The SHIFT Programme will be organising Information Workshops for the Challenge Fund Second Window, "Fostering innovative business models for women's financial inclusion".

The Challenge Fund Second Window will award up to US$1.8 million in matching grants to projects offering either an innovative approach or scaling-up an existing approach for financial service delivery to women in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam. Financial institutions, non-bank financial institutions and businesses are invited to submit an Expression of Interest between the 22 February and 15 April, 2016. Winning proposals will be awarded matching grants from USD 100,000 to USD 500,000 covering approximately 50 per cent of the project's costs.

The Information Workshops will provide a presentation on the Challenge Fund's Second Window and clarify questions pertaining to the Expression of Interest (EoI) preparation and submission. The schedule of the Information Workshops will take place as follows:

DateTimeVenueLocation
21 March 20161:30pm-4:30pmSunway Hotel, No. 1, Street 92, Sangkat WatPhnom Penh, Cambodia
25 March 20162:00pm-5:00pmUnited Nations Development Programme, Lane Xang AvenueVientiane, Lao PDR
29 March 20162:00pm-4:00pmGOUNH, Green One UN House, Ground Floor, Conference Room C2, 304 Kim MaHanoi, Viet Nam
PostponedTBCTBCHo Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
31 March 20162:30pm-4:30pmPark Royal Hotel, 33 Alan Pya Phaya Road, Dagon TownshipYangon, Myanmar

Fostering innovative business models for women's financial inclusion

22 Feb 2016 @ 9:00am - 15 April 2016 7:00am

Information Workshops for the Challenge Fund Second Window, "Fostering innovative business models for women's financial inclusion"